A new multitouch television is hitting the market at the end of this month and it's like a 55" iPad. In fact, it's got basically no bezel and could be stacked on top of each other to become a Voltron-esque Super iPad Wall.
"Netop have introduced Netop Vision™ Mobile, a new app for iPad classroom management. The worldwide leader in classroom management software is unleashing the power of the tablet to support instruction with a new free app for teachers that puts the full power of the desktop computer onto teachers’ iPads. Available today on the App Store, Netop Vision Mobile allows teachers to access all of the educational resources on their desktop PC from iPad."
"Technology innovation is bringing change to the university classroom and helping to extend learning to new, non-traditional spaces. The results of a recent pilot program at UW-Madison show that instructors employing iPad mobile devices can rethink and transform class activities, explore new and engaging possibilities with their students, and make efficient use of class time."
Data is incredibly important in the life of a 21st-century teacher. Our schools are evaluated based on student data. We are evaluated based on student data. And most importantly, our students’ achievement is measured in student data.
"Following last week’s major release of iOS 6 for the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch, Apple quietly rolled out Apple TV Software Update 5.1 for the second- and third-generation Apple TV. This latest update for Apple’s set-top box builds on the user interface enhancements introduced earlier this year, adds support for the Shared Photo Streams feature introduced in iOS 6 and adds several other enhancements including improvements to AirPlay support."
"The 'iPad Journey' continues at Spring Cottage Primary School with the introduction of 16 iPads in Key Stage 1, 16 iPads in Key Stage 2, both with a syncing/charging trolley and 63 iPod touches for children in Year 6."
From digital textbooks to edu-apps, the iPad is an undeniable asset for students of all ages, but kids don’t get to have all the fun. There are multiple ways that teachers and professors can use the iPad to educate, communicate, and stay organized.
"There was a bit of controversy around the launcher of Splashtop 2, but aside from some questionable business practices, my first impressions with the new improved connection speed was good. I’ve had a bit of time to use it more since then, and I want to change that initial impressions. Splashtop 2 is really good. "
While we’ve witnessed many effective approaches to incorporating iPads successfully in the classroom, we’re struck by the common mistakes many schools are making with iPads, mistakes that are in some cases crippling the success of these initiatives.
"FlickinAmazing is a full-screen Flickr client for the Apple iPad. Optimised for the multiple cores and Retina displays of modern tablets, this app helps you discover, save and share the most beautiful images hosted by Flickr."
"If you are looking to buy one of Apple’s iPads there are currently two different models available, the iPad 2 and the new iPad which is also know as the iPad 3, this article is designed to explain the difference between the iPad 2 and iPad 3 to help you choose which one is best for you."
"Guided Access, or what we to call “Kid Mode”, is a fantastic addition to iOS that lets you lock an iPhone or iPad into a single app. Well, great when it works as it’s intended, but it appears there’s a pretty frustrating bug that makes the feature work a little too well once it’s enabled in iOS 6 with some apps: triple-clicking the Home button doesn’t summon anything and you’re stuck in an app! This leaves you unable to leave Guided Access mode, but here’s a workaround to get out of it until the bug is resolved:"
"Educators now have one-touch access to training and resources to meet district challenges and learning objectives with the Atomic Learning App – available for free download in the Apple iTunes store. "
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